Tour Historic Sites and Attend Festivals in Emporia, VA
Take a tour of Village View Mansion, visit the campus of St Paul's College or explore the historic Greensville County Courthouse during your stay at the Country Inn & Suites. Located off I-95 and Route 58 in Emporia, our hotel places you near an array of things to do, including fishing and swimming at Lake Gaston and attending the races at Southampton Motor Speedway. If you're in town in September or June, you can check out the Virginia Peanut and Virginia Pork festivals.
These local attractions are within reach:
- Greensville County Courthouse (3.0 miles)
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this building was built in 1831 and saw action during the Civil War.
Phone: +1 (434) 348-4205
- Lake Gaston (37 miles)
Attend special events, boat, fish or picnic on the shores of Lake Gaston, just an hour away. The 34-mile-long lake boasts 350 miles of shoreline and offers plenty of recreational activities.
Phone: +1 (252)586-5711
- Southampton Motor Speedway (17.9 miles)
If fast cars and loud engines get your adrenaline pumping, then be sure to catch a race at this one-quarter mile oval track in nearby Capron, VA.
Phone: +1 (434) 658-7223
- Village View Mansion (2 miles)
Get a glimpse of what life was like in Virginia in the late 1700s and early 1800s with a tour of this historic home, built by James Wall in the 1790s. It once served as a meeting place during the Civil War.
Phone: +1 (804) 634-2475
- Virginia Peanut Festival (1.9 miles)
Arts and crafts, educational exhibits, a parade, food and more highlight this festival that celebrates the peanut. The festival takes place every September.
Phone: +1 (434) 348-4219
- Virginia Pork Festival (3.2 miles)
If you love pork and are in the area in June, don't miss this exciting festival that pays tribute to all things pork. You can indulge in great barbecue, enjoy live music and browse exhibits.